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14 Mar 2022
Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

Savers and investors have just under a month to use the £20,000 they can put into their tax-efficient Individual Savings Account (ISA) before the end of the financial year on 5 April. The current tax year started on 6 April 2021 and ends on 5 April 2022. ISAs enable you to minimise the amount of…

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2 Nov 2021
What’s happening with inflation?

What’s happening with inflation?

  Understanding inflation is an important factor when it comes to your financial success. If you don’t factor inflation in when deciding where to put your money – whether that’s savings accounts or investing – you could find your wealth shrinks over the years. The current causes of higher inflation are largely COVID-related. The easing…

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28 Sep 2021
Spreading investment risk

Spreading investment risk

Understanding investment risk and determining what level of risk you feel comfortable with before you invest is an important part of the investment decision process. Your potential returns available from different kinds of investment, and the risks involved, change over time as a result of economic, political and regulatory developments, as well as a host…

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14 Jul 2021
Discretionary Portfolio team bolstered by appointment of Andrew  McLean

Discretionary Portfolio team bolstered by appointment of Andrew McLean

Thorntons Investments is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew McLean as a Discretionary Portfolio Manager. This appointment strengthens our client proposition during a time of growth for the business. Andrew will spend time in both our Dundee and Edinburgh offices and will be responsible for managing bespoke portfolios for individual clients, pensions, offshore bonds,…

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27 Feb 2020
 Exam Success leads to promotion!

 Exam Success leads to promotion!

Sarah Peter joined Thorntons Investments in 2015 as a Portfolio Assistant, supporting the Portfolio team, helping to ensure clients receive the highest level of service for their investments. Over the last few years, Sarah’s commitment has seen her juggle a full time role, and a busy family life with completing a University Degree in Business…

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18 Jun 2019
Welcome Gail Craig

Welcome Gail Craig

Thorntons Investments is delighted to announce the appointment of Gail Craig as a Discretionary Portfolio Manager. This appointment strengthens our Edinburgh Office where Gail will be responsible for managing portfolios for individual clients, pensions, offshore bonds, trusts and charities. Gail has over 25 years investment management experience and takes up the position from Brown Shipley.  …

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3 Jun 2019
Investing to ‘do good’ in socially responsible funds can still be a challenge

Investing to ‘do good’ in socially responsible funds can still be a challenge

People who care what their hard earned cash gets up to behind their backs and would prefer it to be ‘doing good’ have been turning in increasing numbers to ethical investment funds to generate a return on their savings. Faced with the range of ‘sustainable investments’ and ‘socially responsible’ funds available, knowing where to begin…

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